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The Reserve Bank has named low wages growth and low inflation as reasons for its decision to not increase interest rates from 1.5%, writes Richard Holden.


Renowned banking and finance authorities will debate key issues, share research and discuss disruption in the global financial system at this week's Australasian Finance and Banking Conference.


The market welcomed statements from the US Federal Reserve and the RBA, but there isn't much to be happy about.

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Strengthening supervision of the global financial system is just as important as new regulations for maintaining stability, Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe has told a UNSW Business School conference.


The US economy is looking healthy, but in Australia there’s only so much monetary stimulus can do when it comes to low inflation, writes Richard Holden.


Australia's gloomy economic outlook has not been helped by the big four banks' decision to hold back on interest rate cuts, writes Richard Holden. 

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RBA Governor Glenn Stevens isn’t buying the secular stagnation theory, lending weight to the deficit hawks, writes Richard Holden.

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David Murray, the Chairman of the Financial System Inquiry, and the RBA’s Guy Debelle will speak on Global Financial Stability at the UNSW Businesss School's Australasian Finance and Banking Conference next week

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The Reserve Bank Deputy Governor has told a conference hosted by UNSW that banks can no longer use borrowing costs to justify oversized rate rises.